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JAPANLNG 1: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 7). First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. 72 kanji characters will be taught.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 2: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 8). Continuation of 1. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master 177 kanji characters by completing this course. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 1. See http://japanese.stanford.edu
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 3: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9). Continuation of Japanlng 2. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master ~ 300 kanji characters by completing the course. Fulfills University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 2. http://japanese.stanford.edu/.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 4C: First-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4B. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 4B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Fu, M. (PI)

JAPANLNG 11C: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 29.)Goal of the course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 11B or consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Yasumoto Magnani, E. (PI)

JAPANLNG 15: Japanese Calligraphy

Practice in writing Japanese characters with brush and ink emphasizing basic writing style. Learn stroke order and structure of characters to improve handwriting. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG1 or consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Fu, M. (PI)

JAPANLNG 23: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 19). Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. (Formerly JAPANLNG 18B.) Prerequisite: 22. http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Lowdermilk, M. (PI)

JAPANLNG 31C: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 31B. Oral proficiency through role play, oral presentations, and discussion. Recommended for those who have participated in Kyoto SCTI program. May be taken concurrently with JAPANLNG 21, 22, and 23. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 32B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mukai, E. (PI)

JAPANLNG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 100: Reading in Japanese

Goal is to advance Japanese proficiency through reading in Japanese on topics you are interested in. You will read and write journals about the booklets, magazines, periodicals, and manga you choose. Research shows that this type of reading activity further enhances learners¿ proficiency (accuracy, vocabulary, writing, and cultural literacy). Perquisite: Japanlng 2, but all levels are welcome
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Mukai, E. (PI)

JAPANLNG 103: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 119). Continuation of 102. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: 102. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/? page_id=39Prerequisite.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tomiyama, Y. (PI)

JAPANLNG 111C: Advanced Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 123.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 111B.The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their life-long study. This is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tomiyama, Y. (PI)

JAPANLNG 115F: Japanese Through Film,Third Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Matsumoto, Y. (PI)

JAPANLNG 200: Directed Reading

Prerequisite: 213 and consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 213: Fourth-Year Japanese, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 212. Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 212. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Matsumoto, Y. (PI)

JAPANLNG 394: Graduate Studies in Japanese Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANLNG 395: Graduate Studies in Japanese

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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